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" ... of cascalhao. The water being then let in upon it, the cascalhao is spread abroad and continually raked up to the head of the trough, so as to be kept in constant motion. This operation is performed for the space of a quarter of an hour; the water... "
Travels in the Interior of Brazil,: Particulary in the Gold and Diamond ... - Page 219
by John Mawe - 1812 - 366 pages
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 7

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1812
...three high chairs (without backs) for the officers or overseers. After they are leated the negroes enter the troughs, each provided with a rake of a....pounds weight of cascalhao. The water being then let upon it, the cascalhao is spread abroad and continually raked up to the head of the trough so as to...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 7

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1812
...three high chairs (without backs) for the officers or overseers. After they are seated the negroes enter the troughs, each provided with a rake of a...pounds weight of cascalhao. The water being then let upon it, the cascalha5 is spread abroad and continually raked up to the head of the trough so as to...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 20

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - Literary Criticism - 1812
...distances, are placed three high chairs for the officers or overseers. After they are seated, the negroes enter the troughs, each provided with a rake of a...the trough about fifty or eighty pounds weight of cascalhuo. The water heing then let in upon it, the cascalnfio is spread abroad and continually raked...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 7

English literature - 1812
...or overseers. After they are •eated the negroes enter the troughs, each provided with a rak« of * peculiar form and short handle, with which he rakes...the trough about fifty or eighty pounds weight of cascalhaa. The water being then let upon it, the cascallmo is spread abroad and continually raked up...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1813
...distances, are place i three high chairs for the ofna r» or overseen. After the) are seated, the negroes enter the troughs, each provided with a rake of a...the trough about fifty or eighty pounds weight of casralhao. The water being then let in upon it, the cascalhao is spread abroad and continually raked...
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The British Critic, Volume 41

Theology - 1813
...are featedy the negroes enter tire troughs, each provided with » rake of a peculiar form and fhort handle, with which he rakes into the trough about fifty or eighty pounds weight of cafcalhan. The water being then let in upon it, the cafciilhao is fpread abroad and continiKilly raked...
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Gallery of Nature and Art, Or a Tour Through Creation and Science ..., Volume 2

E. Polehamton - 1815
...distances, are placed three •ligh chairs tor the officers or overseers. After they are seated, the negroes enter the troughs, each provided with a rake of a peculiar form aud short handle, with which he rakes into the trough about fifty or eigh' v pounds weight of cascalhao....
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The Gallery of Nature and Art: Or, a Tour Through Creation and Science, Volume 2

Edward Polehampton, John Mason Good - Natural history - 1818
...negroes enter the troughs, ••:\fl\ provided with a rake of a peculiar form and short handle, wi h which he rakes into the trough about fifty or eighty...cascalhao is spread abroad and continually raked up to the iiead of the trough, so as to be kept in constant motion. This operation is performed for the space...
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Travels in South America

William Bingley - South America - 1820 - 346 pages
...fifty to eighty pounds weight of cascalhao. The water being then let in, the cascalhao is spread about and continually raked up to the head of the trough,...in constant motion. This operation is performed for about a quarter of an hour : the water then begins to run clearer, in consequence of the earthy particles...
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The gallery of nature and art; or a tour through creation and science ...

Edward Polehampton, John M. Good - Natural history - 1821
...distances, are placed three high chairs for the officers or overseers. After they are seated, the negroes enter the troughs, each provided with a rake of a...The water being then let in upon it, the cascalhao in spread abroad and continually raked up to the head of the trough, so as to be kept in constant motion....
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